Carroll County native and longtime general sales manager at NBC affiliate WLEX-TV Mary West retired in December after 33 years with the station.
“It’s been a phenomenal three-plus decades of building relationships and working with people that have become like a family to me,” West said. “So that makes it bittersweet. But LEX18 is in a strong position with great momentum and a wonderful staff. If I’ve done my job well, we won’t miss a beat.”
In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply.
Kroger Relay for life is currently holding their annual Cutie Pie contest. Bring in your birth to 3- year-old cutie’s favorite photo with name, age and parents’ phone number.
Shoppers can vote on their favorite cutie by depositing money in cups corresponding with the number of the cutie. Winners will be announced Feb. 15. Trophies will be awarded to the first place girl and the first place boy who receives the most money.